Creative Seneca Valley Students Earn Art Awards

A third grader at Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School also has his artwork chosen to represent the event on T-shirts and programs.

On Sunday April 14, the gallery at the Pew Fine Arts Gallery of Grove City College was crowded with young artists, their families, teachers and friends who gathered to celebrate the 24th Very Special Arts Exhibit.

Among them were 14 Seneca Valley elementary student winners who were enjoying the event sponsored by Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV and hosted by Grove City College.

Alex Reams, a third grader at Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School, was standout for Seneca Valley.

His artwork was chosen to represent the event and appeared on T-shirts and program information.

The following Seneca Valley students were Juror’s Choice winners in the show:

  • Bruce Abramson – Haine Middle School
  • Andrew Goad – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
  • Samuel Platt – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
  • Avinash Rao – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
  • Alexander Reams – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
  • Olivia Sayre – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School

The following Seneca Valley students were honorable mentions in the show:

  • Markie Adomaitis – Haine Elementary School
  • Ethan Bushee – Haine Elementary School
  • Tommy Gettings – Haine Elementary School
  • Danni Glatz – Haine Middle School
  • Tristen Hepp – Haine Elementary School
  • Jake Rounce – Haine Middle School
  • Kayne Sayre – Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
  • Charles Sigmund – Haine Middle School

 The exhibit is supported by the Midwestern Region PSEA, Mercer County Coordinating Council, and the Midwestern Arts and Humanities Foundation. This year, nearly 700 students, K-12, from 22 area school districts and MIU IV programs participated in the exhibit.

-- Information submitted by Seneca Valley School District. Have news you'd like to share with Patch readers? Email Editor Jessica Sinichak at jessica.sinichak@patch.com or become a blogger in our "Local Voices" section.

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